About this book
Trade paperback. Tying in with a the BBC4 series, this charts Shane and her husband, the actor Timothy Spall's voyages in a boat called Matilda. Charts 5 years of travels.
Tells the story of Shane and Timothy Spall and their Dutch barge The Princess Matilda. After a summer on the Thames they head out to sea with only a road atlas and a vast amount of ignorance - and it is absolutely terrifying. On their travels, memories are triggered of childhood trips to the seaside, but also of more recent times.